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Ethical issues in research with homeless youths (2008)

August 3, 2015
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Josephine Ensign and Seth Ammerman

Search Terms: adolescent health, ethics, healthcare, homeless youth, research ethics, research incentives

Summary: This study aims to document researcher, healthcare provider and program administrators’ experiences with ethical issues of research with homeless youth in the USA and Canada. Findings were taken from a descriptive web-based survey conducted in 2005. An intriguing finding of the survey was that healthcare providers and/or program administrators were more likely to use vouchers/gift cards vs. money as research incentives, while researchers doing mental health and/or substance use research tended to use money as a research incentive.

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